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    • Produced water treatment for agricultural use in Kansas oil, and gas production fields 

      Ali, Sattar J. (Wichita State University, 2019-02-26)
      Enhanced oil recovery (EOR) processes used by oil and gas companies in the State of Kansas and the Midwest region generate a large amount of water (up to 90%) as byproduct. Water or steam injection into oil reservoirs is ...
    • Proposed method for clean water by addressing nitrogen contribution to surface water contamination 

      Jurak, Emil; Jurak, Sarah (Wichita State University, 2018-02-20)
      Kansas has serious issues as the result of bio-waste generated by livestock feedlots. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has documented the situation as early as 2004. Action on these issues has languished due to a ...
    • Quantifying potential therapeutic benefit of spatiotemporal dose modulation for cancer treatment 

      Adibi, Ali (Wichita State University, 2018-02-20)
      It is estimated to have 14,400 new cancer cases in Kansas in 2017 and radiotherapy remains one of the main modalities to treat them. The goal of radiotherapy is to deliver sufficient radiation dose to the tumor region to ...
    • Quantum gates using a pulsed bias scheme 

      Kumar, Preethika (2006-03-08)
      We present here a novel scheme to realize quantum gates by means of a pulsed bias. We show how a NOT gate (one qubit), a C-NOT gate (two qubits) and a Toffoli gate (three qubits) can be realized by clocking the bias on one ...
    • Reducing PTSD for veterans and emergency service providers 

      Clifford, Daniel R. (Wichita State University, 2017-03-07)
      Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health diagnosis that can result from exposure to both stress and trauma. PTSD negatively impacts a disproportionate number of veterans and first responders and is related ...
    • Relationship between psychosocial health and self-reported oral health among senior center participants in Wichita, Kansas 

      Kanade, Ashwini (Wichita State University, 2020-02-26)
      Poor mental health days are defined as, "mean number of days in the past 30 days adults reported their mental health was not good." According to America's Mental Health Rankings, the poor mental health days for women above ...
    • Report Rainbow United Inc, Autism Project: Spring 2004-2005 

      Stiner, Lana (2006-03-08)
      A paucity of studies exist that examines the effects of the behavior modification approach for the treatment of autism using the following therapeutic treatments: Discrete Trial Training; Picture Exchange Communication ...
    • Reserving genetic diversity in dominant Great Plains grasses: Investigating the geographic distribution of buffalograss cytotypes 

      Hadle, Jacob J. (Wichita State University, 2016-02-02)
      Buchloë dactyloides (Nutt.) Engelm. (buffalograss) is a major component of mixed- and shortgrass prairies of Kansas and the Great Plains, and is of economic importance both as a forage grass and as a native turf grass ...
    • Retrofit winglets for wind turbines 

      Matheswaran, Vijay (Wichita State University, 2018-02-20)
      Wind power is becoming increasingly important as a source of renewable energy. This is even more so in Kansas, which has the second-largest wind resources in the country. In 2016, 29.6% of the state's energy came from wind. ...
    • The role of palladin in metastatic cancer as it affects actin binding, bundling, and polymerization 

      Brungardt, Joseph G. (Wichita State University, 2013-02-14)
      The phosphorylation of palladin, a recently discovered actin binding protein, has been shown to play a role in the regulation of cancerous cell motility. The initial discovery of palladin came when it was seen to be ...
    • S.N.A.P. gap 

      Miller, Crystal A. (Wichita State University, 2015-02-15)
      Childhood hunger is a health issue prevalent among children throughout the United States. Many families who live at or below the poverty level enroll and participate in programs to reduce the effects of hunger. The ...
    • Safeguarding patients data for reasonable health care cost 

      Gampa, Srikanth (Wichita State University, 2018-02-20)
      Health care providers including hospitals are required by law to publicly release their patient data, removing explicitly identifiable attributes, such as name, social security number, and address. The release of this data ...
    • A school districts’ perceptions: necessary skills in the 21st century 

      Lutz, Lisa L.; Callis, Larry D.; Herl, Dale L. (2009-03-12)
      Secondary students are graduating into a world that is increasingly interconnected, interdependent and culturally diverse. This dynamic environment requires a level of intercultural and information literacy that is presently ...
    • Sedgwick County Archaeology GIS 

      Merkel, Errol D.; Hughes, David T. (2007-03-12)
      This multifaceted project primarily concerns the establishment of a Geographical Information System (GIS) database for the archaeology of Sedgwick County, Kansas. The database documents archaeological sites and surveys ...
    • SkyNet: A swarming drone system for smart disaster management 

      Abhignan, Telakapalli (Wichita State University, 2016-02-02)
      Communication technologies play an important role in the case of disaster management to propagate and convey information to the concerned authorities. In October 2015, Southern Kansas suffered forty two earthquakes of ...
    • Small scale energy devices using vortex induced vibration 

      Matheswaran, Vijay (Wichita State University, 3/29/2022)
      Small-scale off-grid energy devices are an increasingly important part of the energy mix today, as seen in small solar panels and micro wind turbines that power road signs or heat livestock water troughs. Solar panels are ...
    • Solar energy harvesting using ionic polymer- metal enhanced water electrolysis 

      Keow, Alicia (Wichita State University, 2017-03-07)
      In 2015, Kansas invested six million dollars on 4.7 megawatts of solar energy installation, capable of powering 630 homes. However, the energy supplied by solar often does not coincide with consumer demand; a system is ...
    • Splitting water molecules via conductive nanoparticles for hydrogen production 

      Nageshkar, Vishal Vinayak; Jurak, Emil; Srikanth, Madhulika (Wichita State University, 2013-02-14)
      One of the main topics of discussion at every multi-national forum is about the fossil fuel depletion and carbon footprints. It is believed that the world will run out of cheap oil in 30 years, causing energy costs to rise, ...
    • Spreading pathogens via healthcare uniforms 

      Curl, JoAnna L.; Garrett, Lindsay M.; Nyberg, Sue M. (2010-03-25)
      It is relatively common to see healthcare employees in their uniforms (lab coats, scrubs, etc.) outside of the workplace in areas such as restaurants and grocery stores. Research has shown that microorganisms can be ...
    • Statistical analysis to establish the relationship between radiation consumption and energy use for medical x-rays 

      Valenzuela, Fernando (Wichita State University, 2013-02-14)
      Current methods for estimating the amount of radiation used to produce an X-ray image are poor. Knowing this amount is an essential step in the development of a complete life-cycle analysis (LCA) of medical imaging procedures. ...